HCL Technologies said it has signed an agreement with Manitowoc Company to become latter's engineering partner for the crane operations spanning the Americas, EMEA, and Asia/Pacific regions.
For the same, "Manitowoc and HCL have also set up a global engineering center in Pune, India to support Manitowoc's design centers and accelerate its new product development initiatives in emerging regions such as India, China, and Brazil," said the company in a filing to Bombay Stock Exchange.
With the development of the design centre, HCL would be offering a complete spectrum of engineering services to Manitowoc Cranes to produce blueprints for new and innovative crane models. Further, the advancement would extend engineering design services support to Manitowoc's key engineering hubs and innovation centers in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Germany, France, and Italy.
"The service offerings are primarily focused around product design, value engineering, structural engineering, embedded software development, and hardware engineering," added the filing.